July 16, 2019
building

Building Community in the Church

This post is also available in: Español (Spanish) Français (French) العربية (Arabic)reshared with kind permission from author Barry Voss.  An important and often unrecognized role of the church leader is to build community among those he or she leads.  Just as Christ surrounded Himself with his disciples and lived in fellowship with them, we too as leaders must develop a Christian community among our people as well.  We need to recognize that God desires that we work together in ministry, with each of us being a part of the Body of Christ.  No person can do all of the work […]
July 11, 2019
generation

3 Ways Attractional Church Needs to Change to Reach the Next Generation Part II

This post is also available in: Español (Spanish) Français (French) العربية (Arabic)Cont’d. from Part I reshared with kind permission from Carey Nieuwhof. 3. LESS HEAD. MORE HEART. Another key shift that’s happening in churches that are reaching the next generation involves creating experiences that engage the heart, not just the head. The next generation doesn’t just want to know what’s true, they want to feel what true and to experience what’s real. Real is deeper than just an idea—real is an experience. The next generation doesn’t just want to know what’s true, they want to feel what true and to experience what’s real.CLICK TO TWEET […]
July 4, 2019
church

Why People Choose Your Church

This post is also available in: Español (Spanish) Français (French) العربية (Arabic)resharing with kind permission from the Breeze church.  How did you end up at the church you attend? I bet you have your reasons. Maybe you even wrote them down when you were church shopping or searching for a job. Most people have a list, even if they don’t know it. It’s often intuitive. Do you know what people are looking for? Research is helpful in this area and I’ve noticed trends in my own conversations with people who recently chose to make our church home or recently decided […]